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Man who wins mutli-million dollar settlement in wrongful conviction dies

Timothy Howard
12:00AM
March 19, 2007

A man who was freed after being wrongfully convicted died Monday afternoon. It was this time last year Timothy Howard stood and cheered when he heard the verdict that mirrored what he had said all along: he was innocent. Howard suffered a massive heart attack almost one year to the day of his court victory.

Jury Finds Timothy Howard Innocent in 1970s Crime

12:00AM
March
15, 2006

After two days of deliberations a jury came back with a verdict in a civil case for a man who spent more than a quarter century in prison on a wrongful conviction.

Jury Still Deliberating in Wrongful Conviction

12:00AM
March
15, 2006

Today will be the second full day of deliberation with no sign of a verdict from the jury who will decide if a man is innocent of a 1976 crime.

Wrongful Conviction Trial Resumes After A One Day Recess

12:00AM
March
10, 2006

Timothy Howard and another man were wrongfully convicted of robbing a Columbus bank and killing a guard in 1976. After spending more than 25 years in prison, the two were freed. Now they’re suing the state for compensation. After a brief recess, Howard’s trial resumed again today.

Wrongfully Convicted Man Testifies For Restitution

12:00AM
March
8, 2006

Timothy Howard took the stand Wednesday afternoon to once again proclaim his innocence. Howard and another man were wrongfully convicted of robbing a Columbus bank and killing a guard in 1976. After spending more than a quarter century in prison, the two were freed and are now suing the state for compensation.